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Mar 29, 2011 7:00am EDT
regime. bill plante joins us with more on all of that. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the president defended his decision to use military force this will libya, he said that when the interests and values of the u.s. are at stake, he has a moral obligation to act. september military for yourself into libya to stop a massacre. >> we hit gadhafi's air defenses which paved the way for a no-fly zone. and tonight, i can report that we have stopped gadhafi's deadly advance. >> reporter: mr. obama spoke to deemphasize the gravity of miss decision to use force. he said nato alliance would take over leadership of the coalition and the united states would play a supporting role, lowering the risk and cost of the mission to the american military and tax payers. >> i said that america's role would be limited. and that we would not put ground troops into libya. that we would focus our unique capabilities on the front end of the operation and that we would transfer responsibility to our allies and partners. tonight, we are fulfilling that pledge. >> reporter: the president justified the
CBS
Mar 28, 2011 5:00am EDT
is closed north and southbound at brookville. you'll want to use new hampshire, 650 as you're alternate. and the wide view of the area, everyone is checking out okay. 270 tracking green cars, still finding a lot of drivers moving at speed moving outside from 121 all the way down toward the split. this is your live condition at 109. back over to real time graphics, this time the focus is north of the district on the outer loop between route one, college park all the way to 270. let's show you outside everyone is zipping by here, moving at speed. your live shot at university boulevard. finally, your travel times virginia 66 headed eastbound from fairfax county parkway to the beltway, ten minutes. arrows going up. it's growing. the inner loop from 395 to the toll road is green, as is the toll road itself, approaching the capitol beltway. andrea and mike, a look at the bw parkway in maryland at 5:11. >>> here's what happened while you slept t appears the nuclear crisis in japan is worse than first thought. >> radioactivity sea water from the fukushima nuclear power plant traveled
CBS
Mar 24, 2011 6:00am EDT
. few more showers in west virginia. so, that's why the scattered showers will be with us through the morning. and a quick look at doppler, you notice some of that toward dickerson and approaching urbana and tuscarora. over toward culpepper approaching fredericksburg and strasburg, virginia, this is where we're seeing the majority of the showers right now. we're 41. 30s to the north. highs again struggle to get into the upper 40s. angie is here now with timesaver traffic. >> good thursday morning, everybody. thank you very much, howard. kicking off the 6:00 hour, the yellow traffic light stays on because we have a few problems to keep an eye out for. this is a new one in falls church, virginia. southbound gallows road, all lanes are closed at route 50 following a head-on collision. you're going to want to avoid this area. meanwhile, we want to show you 9news now video taken earlier. this is the inner loop in maryland. the ramp to route 50 headed eastbound. that ramp right there remains shut down. this accident happened around 1:00 this morning involving a tractor trailer that ran into
CBS
Mar 2, 2011 7:00am EST
is with us with the very latest this morning. andy, good morning. >> good morning. i'm on the road to el breg which is a strategic town in eastern libya and also where pro-gadhafi forces are battling rebels in this oil stricken area. we're hearing that the rebels are managing to hold back the pro-gadhafi forces. we speak to one eyewitness on the phone, who described hearing jets overhead, and rockets going off. there's also a plume of smoke, which he says was part of an aerial bombardment. but it's unclear what was hit. now, we're currently in adjibaday and locals here say there's been an aerial campaign as well. they're saying a weapons depot has been hit but we can't independently verify that at the minute. >> mandy, el breg, you said you're on your way there. why is that area so important? >> well, el breg is particularly important to gadhafi because it's an oil export terminal. now he currently controls the oil fields in the south and the west of the country. but he needs a way to get it out. and this is an important terminal to just do that, and if he wants to keep his revenue
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
touch of fog. most of us enjoying clear to partly cloudy skies. comfortable readings. mike was commenting early how mild it was this morning. it is 52 degrees here in washington. with partly cloudy skies. we'll be dropping a little bit. dipping in a little bit or dripping if you want. 50 degrees for the 9:00 hour. a few more clouds later on this afternoon. midday temps in the 50s. we'll top off in the lower 60s. showers well west and southwest of town this morning. expecting them to stay away from washington and your readings range from the 40s, even 30s in pennsylvania, still 60 in fredericksburg. 61 in culpepper. highs today will be in the lower 60s in d.c. mid-60s south and southwest. angie? >> good morning. not too much going on which is why we kick the 6:00 hour with keeping on that green light. taking a look at the outer loop, want to let you know that disabled vehicle at 29 colesville road is out of here. you have all of your lanes back around new hampshire avenue. 395 headed northbound, we're tracking a little bit of a slow ride as we take a look at our live cameras pas
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Mar 5, 2011 1:35am EST
little heat to keep us warm. and a good dose of support for my back. some over the top comfort couldn't hurt. and our perfect dream factory's been built. i'm feeling sleepy already. nighty night. >>> the man police believe is the east coast rapist is now behind bars. the name and face of an accused predator. >> we need closure. we need her body. >>> also why dc police are refusing to search for the body of a murder victim. an explanation of sorts coming up. >>> this is 9news now. >>> but first prince george's county police say one had to fire his gun after someone tried to run an officer over. >> it happened in clinton, maryland this afternoon. and that's where ken molestina is live tonight with the details. ken. >> reporter: yes, guys, you know the officer was trying to stop a stolen car. police say the driver of the car refused to stop, then run the officer over. shots were fired and the driver left wounded by gunfire. >> i heard gunshots. pow pow pow. i heard three shots. >> reporter: albert brooks says he heard it all go down just across the street from where he works. he q
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Mar 2, 2011 6:30pm EST
was just 20 years old. his father, albert, joins us now from york, pennsylvania. mr. snyder, what was your reaction to today's supreme court decision? >> i was kind of shocked. i can't believe that the supreme court today has now told us that we have no rights to bury our dead in peace. it's a sad at a for our military men and women, their families. it's a sad day for all america americans. my first thought is what kind of society have we become? >> couric: are you surprised the decision was so overwhelming with eight out of nine justices backing the protesters? >> yes, i was, katie. they may be book smart but they don't have the common sense god gave a goat. you know, the justices and the government will send their children to war, and they'll send them back in body bags, and then they can't even give us enough respect to pure them in peace. >> couric: the church has protested outside many other funerals. what would you say to other grieving families today? >> well, there's not much we can do about it anymore. when the government won't do anything about it and the courts give us
CBS
Mar 29, 2011 4:00am EDT
. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. defending the u.s. military mission in libya. president obama says the operation was necessary to prevent a campaign of killing. this morning rebel forces continue to push west under the cover of allied air support. nato takes command of the operation tomorrow. secretary of state clinton arrived in london last night. this morning she attend a conference to discuss what comes next in libya. last night the president said u.s. actions in libya stopped a slaughter and was a moral obligation the u.s. could not ignore. >> to brush aside america's responsibility as a leader, and more profoundly our responds to our fellow human beings under such circumstances, would have been a betrayal of who we are. >> joel brown is in washington with more on this. good morning, joel. what else did the president have to say? >> reporter: well, betty, the president passionately outlined why he believes this operation is in the nation's national interests. he was not so clear on what comes next. >> places in the world where -- >> reporter: president obama is vowing to k
CBS
Mar 29, 2011 6:00am EDT
going north on 118, we're hearing only one lane of traffic is getting by. please use caution and expect delays in the area. a wide view of the area and show you that other places checking out ok. especially 270. no incidents or accidents here. notice the yellow. we have a good amount of volume from 80 to 109. let's move it over to the maps again. this time, we're going to zero in on our outer loop north of the district. tracking that trip from route one college park all the way to 270, looks like outside, more drivers hit the pavement between new hampshire avenue over to georgia. we're also tracking your travel times. good morning, virginia. 66 headed eastbound. no incidents. looks like from the fairfax county parkway, an 11 minute drive is getting longer. 13 minutes on the inner loop. on the toll road itself, no problems approaching the capital beltway. mike, we'll see the toll road in real time at 6:12. >> sounds good, angie. at the top of the hour, let's get to some of the stories happening today. prince george's county executive baker will deliver his state of the economy add
CBS
Mar 7, 2011 4:00am EST
cardiac arrest. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, thanks for joining us, i'm joel brown in for betty nguyen. we begin with the dramatic spike in oil and gas prices. the obama administration is considering tapping into the country's emergency oil reserves to ease prices, and consumer nerves. spurred by unrest in the middle east, oil prices rose nearly 2% to above $106 a barrel this morning in asia. and the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gas hit $3.51. up nearly 33 cents in the past two weeks. the second largest two-week rise ever. susan mcginnis is in washington with details. susan, good morning. >> hey, good morning, joel. yeah, washington is watching higher oil prices, and considering u.s. dependence on foreign oil, it's now looking at a much closer alternative. the white house is considering tapping the nation's oil reserves to try to put a cap on runaway oil prices. >> all matters have to be on the table when you go through -- when you see the difficulty coming out of the economic crisis we're in, and the fragility of it. >> reporter: the strategic petroleum
CBS
Mar 4, 2011 11:00pm EST
more serious that officers deal with as far as use of force. >> reporter: detectives say the driver behind the wheel of the stolen car was hit once in the arm and taken to an area hospital and is expected to be okay. the officer wasn't hurt. brooks said the neighborhood is known for crime and doesn't feel bad for what happened to the suspect. >> he was doing it with other people. fighting. stealing cars. he got what he deserved. >> reporter: meanwhile police are investigating the incident. >> we believe the officer handled himself appropriately and he was in fear for his life and made sure that himself and fellow officers went home tonight. >> reporter: and as is routine, the officer which i've been told has only been on the job about 18 months is now on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. the man shot the driver of the suspected stolen car. he's a 19-year-old male. live in george's county, ken molestina, 9news now. >>> all week long we have been talking money, money, money. tonight it continues. take a look the at the bottom of your screen. if you se
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 12:00pm EDT
severe weather is west of us. west of the mountains here. western west virginia. there could be some isolated tornadoes there. that slight risk area extends across the region. across virginia and maryland. now, i'm thinking the northeastern part of this mainly in maryland where it has been cooler. across parts of virginia, the shenandoah valley, northern virginia, fredericksburg, you have to worry more so than we do here. we've been watching the showers really pass this morning. it has been fairly quiet. we have showers to our north and west. a couple of storms near charleston, west virginia. locally, live doppler 9000 hd, some lighter rain showers winchester up 81 at hagerstown out toward thurmont approaching frederick right now. this is not what i'm concerned about. i'm concerned as we look at the future cast as we go through the afternoon. while we'll have spotty showers, there will be stuff that arrives later on. maybe not until 8:00 and maybe ahead of this but you'll see 8:00, 9:00, 10:00 how the storms roll through. some could be packing gusty winds and some hail. behind this,
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 4:00am EDT
visit us at uso.org. the uso. until every one comes home. >>> no surrender. a defiant moammar gadhafi rallies his supporters, and promises victory, even as air strikes continue pounding libya. >>> contamination concerns. dangerous levels of radiation are found in tokyo's water supply, as the u.s. bans the import of some japanese foods. >> right there. right there! >> and too close for comfort. a kayaker in florida meets a >> and too close for comfort. a kayaker in florida meets a monster of the deep. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us, i'm betty nguyen. we will not surrender. those words, the defiant libyan leader moammar gadhafi, who made his first public appearance in a week. despite the allied-imposed no-fly zone, libyan troops continued their unrelenting attacks against rebel-held cities where conditions are described as desperate. the u.s. military says it is considering all options. explosions were heard in tripoli this morning. and susan mcginnis is in washington with more on this story. good morning, susan. >> hi, good morning,
CBS
Mar 6, 2011 11:00am EST
continuing budget has caused us to have to cancel some maintenance availabilities because i cannot spend more money than i'm going to to be given. i have that obligation to do that. and rather than simply say, well, i'll spend all the maintenance money that i have as soon as i get it on the availabilities that are closest to the sled, our objective, as you know, we have a couple of mid-life upgrade programs that are in play for ddgs and particularly for lsds, and i need to get those done. if i forego those, i don't know when the next time i can get that ship in and all the planning that has been done is pretty well finished. so what i'm doing now because of the fiscal limit that i have, the budgetary limit that i have because of the cr, i'm canceling some of what i would consider lesser availabilities. >> we have to make sure we make payroll, that's the given. we've cranked down, for example, on travel throughout the navy. we have delayed, for example, doesn't sound like a big deal, but it does cost money for security clearances, so we've throttled back a little bit on that, you know, to
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 7:00am EDT
minutes and talk more about the libya situation. >> our other top story this morning brings us back to japan. want to get you the very latest on the disaster there. after this morning, radioactive a dean started turning up in tokyo's tap water. that has officials now saying infants should not drink the water. workers, meantime, at that crippled nuclear power plant have been evacuated once again after smoke started pouring out of one of its reactors. cbs news correspondent bill whitaker is in tokyo this morning with more on this situation. bill, hello. >> good morning, erica. it's one step forward, and two steps backward when it comes to this nuclear crisis. just when officials think they're getting a handle on this plant, more bad news. today, there's growing concern here in tokyo about the spread of nuclear contamination. tap water at a tokyo purification site some 180 miles south of the crippled fukushima nuclear plant tested positive for radiation wednesday, as levels twice the limit considered safe for infants. authorities warned parents not to let their babies drink the water.
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 6:30pm EDT
>> couric: tonight, the u.s. uses a warplane as the allies keep up the assault on libya and qaddafi remains defiant. >> (translated): we win. we will be victorious in this historical battle. we will not surrender. >> couric: i'm katie couric. also tonight, they survived one disaster, now these japanese have been forced to take shelter against another threat-- nuclear radiation. america's nuclear problem. where to store permanently more than 145 million pounds of spent fuel rods. and college students struggling to make the grade. what some schools are doing to make sure they graduate. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. it's four days into a u.s.-led assault on his military, and libya's moammar qaddafi has lost radar installations, tanks, and naval facilities but not his defiance. he appeared in public tonight in tripoli vowing to fight on and telling supporters he will win and will not surrendered. qaddafi's forces kept up their attacks on civilians today in a n
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Mar 25, 2011 12:00am EDT
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Mar 27, 2011 1:35am EDT
the brains behind all this. he has the plans. he knows how to fool the alarms, get us in and out like ghosts. (over radio): the thing is, he thinks like a general but he gambles like a fool. he blows through his half in six months, then gets locked up trying to rob more. the other guy took his half and started a record label. bank doubled it, no questions asked. duque gets out of jail, coming around looking for more. the way he talked to me... a different man would have killed him. know why i didn't? because of jo. i'm trying to be a better father than that. so i had a couple of my guys just drive him out of town and let him know what would happen if he came back. that was two years ago. two years nursing a grudge and planning a kidnapping. after i get jo back, i'm gonna hunt him down and i'm gonna finish this. i'm gonna lock him up and you're going to let me. (phone ringing) all right, we set? got your back, brother. in position. megan: we have the pay phone tapped. i'm gonna feed it through to you-- go. (phone continues ringing) yeah. dad? (on phone): jo. everything is going to
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Mar 6, 2011 11:00pm EST
>>> hello i'm bruce johnson. thanks for joining us this sunday night. the rain is moving out in time for the morning's commute. some flooding is happening tonight. meteorologist anny hong is in the weather center. anny, what are you seeing out there tonight? >> reporter: we're seeing rain burst and even some snow. in fact weather watchers are calling in saying it's been kind of a wet snowy day. take a look at the wintery mix. you can see the areas in purple here from frederick to leesburg, and winchester, you've got snow reporting right now. hagerstown has some snow up north. this front will be making its way into the dc area i believe around 1:00 to 2:00 in the morning. right now we're focusing on some areas of light rain -- right now we're focusing in on some areas of light rain happening out here. we also have a winter-weather advisory in effect until 2:00 monday morning, this whole area in blue for winchester, frederick county. and expecting one to three inches of snow possibly tonight in those locations. right now temperatures are cold and falling in the mid-30s through bet
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Mar 30, 2011 4:00am EDT
joining us, i'm betty nguyen. this morning, the back and forth fighting in libya has turned against the rebel troops. opposition forces are on the run, fleeing the latest government counterattack. the rebels were trying to advance on moammar gadhafi's hometown of sirte. they've also had to leave two critical oil ports, brega and ras lanuf. the u.s. navy launched a new barrage of cruise missiles at targets near tripoli and nato takes command of the operation today. joel brown is in washington with more. good morning, joel. what's the latest? >> betty, it wasn't even a close fight. gadhafi forces routed the rebels, proving again to many, they don't stand a chance without the coalition's help. the u.s. starts handing over control of the military operation in libya to nato today. in the past two days, the u.s. stepped up its assault on the country, launching 22 cruise missiles at weapons storage sites around tripoli. >> gadhafi knows exactly what he needs to do to stop the constant bombardment that he's under. >> reporter: representatives from more than 40 countries attending a summit i
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 7:00am EDT
happened to the two on board? david martin joins us from the pentagon with the latest. >> reporter: the headline is that both pilots survived with minor injuries. what happened was last night this plane was operating east of benghazi, is this is over rebel held territory. it suffer some had sort of mechanical failure. both pilots had to eject. but they were recovered by rebels who are in an unofficial alliance with the united states. and the rebels started the process of returning them to the united states or to united states forces. the u.s. has been in contact with both pilots. they describe themselves as having only minor injuries. one is already back in u.s. hands. the other is in the process of being returned. >> david, this was apparently a mechanical failure and as you mentioned, this happened in will rebel-held territory. what do we know about moammar gadhafi's capability in taking down coalition planes some have the strikes essentially knocked out that capability or is it still a possibility? >> reporter: they've knocked out all of their fixed surface to air missile sites
CBS
Mar 29, 2011 6:30pm EDT
it's too early for us to start having formal negotiations. qaddafi knows exactly what he needs to do to stop the constant bombardment that he's under and it may at some point shift to him figuring out how to negotiate an exit, but i don't think we're at that point yet. >> hill: the supreme allied commander for nato says there are flickers of al qaeda and hezbollah amongst these rebels. how do we know what their end goal is? and how do we know they won't, in fact, turn on the u.s. and our allies? >> well, first of all i think it's important to note that the people we've met with have been fully vetted. so we have a clear sense who have they are and so far they're saying the right things and most of them are profession a.l.s., lawyers, doctors, people who appear to be credible. that doesn't mean that all the people who... among all the people who opposed qaddafi there might not be elements that are unfriendly to the united states and our interests. and that's why i think it's important for us not to jump in with both feet but to carefully consider what are the goals of the opposition,
CBS
Mar 30, 2011 6:00am EDT
? >> keg us is. at the preakness where you are. >> here is a look at what's still ahead. >> a health alert. a local county stacks up. how we feel about our health. >> at 6:37, those beautiful people, how they use their looks to their financial advantage, jessica. >> up next, then there's howard. he has our wednesday forecast. your weather first in just 90 seconds. >>> cloudy and cool this morning. cold in spots. we've got 30s and some low 40s. temperatures aren't going to move today. still dry. 9:00, 40 degrees. by midday, some rain moves in. some of the rain will be moderate at times. looks like a wet evening commute with temperatures only in the upper 30s to around 40. snow in the mountains. here is angie goff with a look at that early commute in. >> thank you, howard. nice, dry, smooth sailing if you're traveling on the bw parkway headed southbound from 32 down to the beltway. still to come, a check on your virginia roads. mike and andrea, that's in my next traffic report at 6:19. >> this morning in japan, the president of the fukushima nuclear plant is in the hospital. while the situat
CBS
Mar 25, 2011 6:00am EDT
like drivers using the brakes just a little bit past the duke street exit. still doing okay though. approaching seminary all the way to the 14th street bridge. as we take a look at the travel times, we begin in maryland -- still ahead, a look at 95 making that northbound trip in virginia. that's at 6:12. andrea? >>> at the top of the hour, a check on some of the stories happening today. president obama will yell oompa at the white house and host the ceremony that celebrates greek independence day. the war of greek independence began on this day in 1821. >>> he was the u.s. commerce secretary who died in a plane crash 15 years ago. the renaming ceremony starts at 10:00 this morning. >>> pedro martinez will be honored at the portrait gallery. a painting of him will be hung in the collection. it's a gift from a hall of fame writer. >>> a big sigh of relief this morning. >> the two were found about two hours ago and the man is a custody. >> surae chinn has been following the story all morning long. >> reporter: we just talked with the family and they're so relieved knowing the children
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Mar 28, 2011 5:00pm EDT
, thanks for joining us this afternoon. >> absolutely. >> so the acting dc chancellor, says there was no chance of any cheating, but the status said something is up. >> we took a look at these eraser rates, it wasn't that some of these students had two or three more changed answers, we are talking 10 times, 15 times, where the probability of this happening is so chance winning a lottery ticket is more likely. >> we need to talk about michelle reid because obviously we haven't heard from her yet. you haven't heard from her yet. she is considered the darling of the reform movement. what do you do with these numbers? she spent a lot of time at noise, gave them a lot of money and attention there. what should parents think about these findings with noise and what does this do to the reform movement in general? >> it raises questions about what these eraser rates mean. when we went into the story, we were careful to start with the data first, to say look at these numbers and see how they were from the rest of the average of the school district? we started looking closer, we found some examples
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Mar 2, 2011 5:00pm EST
speaking. as you know and heard us say before we don't believe they died for someone's right to harass someone at a funeral. nonthethetheless the supreme court made its decision and their decision is final. i'm very proud of mr. schneider for taking on this case. it has been a long five years and he has been through a lot. my heart goes out to them each an every day that i think about this. when i read that opinion today, just going over the facts of the case again today, it was breaking my heart just to read the opinion describing what they did to mr. schneider and the schneider family on that day. i'm going to turn it over to the other lawyer and then mr. schneider will make a brief statement and we will take questions. >> good afternoon. we are disappointed in today's ruling. it leaves military families without meaningful recourse when they are targeted for abuse by the baptist church. we give our children to a nation and go overseas to defend our freedoms. those who pay the ultimate sacrifice on our behalf in defense of the nation. despite the end result i'm proud of our legal team
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Mar 3, 2011 1:35am EST
kids to the hospital. >> i love and miss her as the rest of us would. >> a mother's emotional reaction after her daughter is killed in an accident with public works truck. >>> we're on the scene as two different fires break out at the same building at nearly the same time. . >>> two victims, two fires, one building. >> right now a little boy and a woman in the hospital after flames broke out inside a d.c. apartment. we just spoke to the firefighters, he is live with the latest on this. >> reporter: derek and aneat ashgs the 4-year-old boy was unconscious when firefighters pulled him from the first floor apartment suffering from an apparent smoke inhalation. fire and ems workers were able to resuscitate the boy. he was breathing when he was transported to the hospital in critical condition. there were four other children in the apartment, between the ages 1 and 5, they got out okay. a woman in her late 20s, early 30s was also taken to the hospital suffering from serious burns on her hands as well as smoke inhalation. firefighters believe she may have been burned rescuing the ot
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Mar 30, 2011 4:30am EDT
the mountains out to the west. some of us north and west of town may see wet flakes mixing in. even this evening. at 9:00, looking at the day planner, there could be an isolated shower or wet snow shower out there. better chance of seeing steady rain developing midday into the afternoon. what's going to pick up and be a raw day. we're 45 now. that's probably as warm as we're going to be. i think temperatures will be dropping off into the upper 30s over the next few hours. low 40s at noon. back into the upper 40s at 5:00 p.m. skies were clear much of the night. frederick is up to 30. 38 winchester. where the clouds are thicker, we have the mid-40s in fredericksburg. leesburg. here is the moisture in kentucky and especially down across georgia, alabama, going down to the south all feeding off to the east-northeast. we'll see rain develop at times, it is just going to be moderate today. we'll see if we can get it out of here and have some drizzle and some isolated sprinkles tomorrow. get that nationals game in. no problems flying out of reagan national, dulles or bwi. going south of ch
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Mar 31, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm j.c. hayward. thank you for joining us. well, it is opening day for the washington nationals but i'm not sure the weather is going to cooperate with baseball fans. so, let's get right to the weather forecast from anny. anny, looks like rain. >> we're talking about already a little light mist and drizzle out here on the weather terrace. it is cloudy. it is not the ideal forecast for opening game for some baseball today. but we're talking about cloudy conditions and definitely bundle up if you're heading out there this afternoon. here is a look at our day planner where getting ready to head out, we're talking basically cloudy conditions all day. mid-40s by 3:00. similar for 6:00. the rain, it will be steadier later tonight. especially during the evening commute and as we get through the evening. here is a live look at live doppler 9000 hd where not all of it is picking up the mist around the d.c. area. we do have some light shower activity kind of spotted. here is a look at the satellite radar picture where we'll have more of the steady rain coming in. right now, fair
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Mar 22, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm j.c. hayward. thanks for joining us. a developing story from olney, maryland is topping our newscast. montgomery county police say they are investigating two homicides that could be the work of one person. both victims were shot to death in less than one week. kristin fisher has more on the latest homicide on north high street. >> i heard some gunshots and i think it is about three or four times. >> reporter: he was working in his garden when he heard the gunshot that killed his nephew. 41-year-old punyasara gedara. >> i know it is his jacket. he was alive at that moment. he was. >> reporter: but gedara later died at a local hospital. now the hunt is on for his killer and neither montgomery county police nor his uncle have a motive. >> he doesn't have any enemies. he doesn't go anywhere without us. just only going to work. >> reporter: gedara started working on this subway last week. in fact, he was walking home from work when he was shot. gedara was shot around here. look at how close he was to the safety of his own home. it was just across the street. >> it is
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Mar 28, 2011 4:30am EDT
monday, march 28th. i'm andrea roane. >>> i'm mike hydeck. thank you for joining us today. we begin with howard bernstein and today's forecast. the cherry blossoms look good. >> we were all downtown on saturday for the nationality marathon, it was a great event. the weather was fine. those will peak, and they will peak, but it will be chilly. if you're going to see them, bundle up and pick your days because not every day this week is going to be great. wednesday is not going to be a good day. friday will be questionable as well. here's a look today, today will not be bad at all, except on the cool side with temperatures, which will be struggling to get into the upper 40s. midday we'll have clouds passing south of town, upper 30s then. so you need to do anything outside, jacket weather and gloves and hats this morning. look at the storm system, we have a very active jet stream, no exception this week. quick moving system with snow on the northern end, which will slip into parts of southern virginia. parts of the carolinas with heavier rain, alabama, georgia and carolinas as well. lots of
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Mar 8, 2011 4:00am EST
for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. nato has started flying surveillance planes over libya 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. it comes as the international community considers its response to what president obama calls the unacceptable violence by the gadhafi regime. rebel forces are under repeated attack by government troops following days of heavy bombardment, government forces appear to have retaken a key city 30 miles from the capital. on monday, president obama had this warning for the libyan government. >> i want to send a very clear message to those who are around colonel gadhafi. it is their choice to make how they operate moving forward and they will be held accountable for whatever violence continues to take place will this. >> moammar gadhafi's real advantage is air power. the past several days, he launched a barrage of assaults using water planes and helicopters. man any clark reports from inside libya. >> reporter: will this is why libya's rebels are begging for a no fly zone. we were the first journalists on the scene after this bombing. people ignored the danger and raced t
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Mar 8, 2011 11:00pm EST
: they are both diabetic and linda felt herself feeling weak. >> i was trying to get us out of that predicament so something didn't happen. we were either going to run out of gas or my wife was going to get sick. >> reporter: it was complete gridlock. nothing was moving on the outbound lanes. but the inbound lanes were moving. so they decided to pull a you havy. they didn't get far. >> give me your license. that's it. >> reporter: they joined a line of other drivers who also made u turns, all receiving tickets. >> he was very, very arrogant. >> reporter: clark and linda were in constant communication with her boss elma. >> and i'm like what. ? she convinced them to write a letter to the park police. >> i'm 63 years old. i'm a law abiding citizen. i do not do this in my normal day. i and other motorists did not deserve this. >> reporter: they said they wrote several tickets to people cutting across the strip. >> the cars are coming southbound and they're going to be surprised by a median coming from nowhere. >> reporter: they were almost run over by someone crossing the median. still
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Mar 8, 2011 6:00pm EST
a great relationship with our community. that's what makes us successful. >> the department's reaction? >> no, you look at the faces of the hard working police officers that come in every day and do their job with integrity, they are devastated. >> you have four officers under a cloud of criminal suspicion. how many cases will it affect where their testimony is required for your department to prove charges against them? >> obviously every case involving these officers will be looked at and are those cases in jeopardy? absolutely they are. >> here are the names of the officers who were arrested at 3:00. guillermo ortiz, silvester beau any la and diani fernandez. they tried to buy electronics that were believed stolen. if convicted, six months and $1,000 is the fine. they are now suspended with pay. the three will be arraigned in court tomorrow. lesli. >> gary, thank you. >>> dc mayor, vincent gray says he is concentrating on city business and not allegations made by suleiman brown, but others say the sensational charges, which keep coming, are affecting the new administration's
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Mar 23, 2011 6:00am EDT
near capitol hill which is where she used to work. and you know, luckily, identification was made. they approached her and things went from there. >> any other last thoughts about how you're doing and how you're feeling. i know you'll get some rest. i know you're feeling pretty good at this point. >> exhausted but elated. i want to thank people i've never met before in washington, d.c. for their concern and for their help. >> reporter: emily's husband talking on the phone with me earlier today. it has been an emotional roller coaster but it is the best ending possible. emily will be checked out by doctors later today but she had no physical injuries. andrea? >> all right, surae chinn live with the good news on the finding of this woman. >> two murders in four days. now, the residents of olney, maryland, are fearful police aren't doing all they can to protect citizens. over the weekend, an 81-year- old man was found dead on his home on olney mill road. on monday, another man was shot and killed in a drive by shooting a short distance away. neighbors think police should be more forth comi
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Mar 30, 2011 5:00pm EDT
, i think cavee caveon needs to step up. >> the president of the board told us yesterday he suspected there have been cheating in four classrooms and teachers, principals or administrators were removed from their positions as a result. chairman brown was also planning to meet with chancellor henderson today. >> and one, she is going to release the independent study that was done and investigation so we can see how it was looked at and what some of those facts are. she has asked for the inspector general to take a look at the situation. so, i mean, it is not like nothing is being done. >> chairman brown tells 9news now he may actually call hearings on all this. chancellor henderson already asked the dc inspector general to investigate. reed says while cheating may have occurred she still believes that a vast majority of the teachers and administrators would never falsify test results but there could be exceptions. >> are they backing away from the caveon report. >> they are reporting that the unit they had out of philadelphia caveon did an investigation but it wasn't a completely thoro
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Mar 3, 2011 5:00pm EST
. brett haber is joining us from northwest washington where negotiations are going on. brett. >> reporter: lesli, anita, it is hard to imagine that the players and owners wouldn't find a way to keep this $9 billion golden goose that is the nfl alive. but if they can't reach a new deal by midnight that is exactly what they would be looking at. we are hearing that the negotiations are ongoing. we understand that as they unfolded today late word came out that they may not be headed for all-out war. >> reporter: the nuclear option would be for the owners to declare a lockout for the union to go for decertification. the two sides are talking about stopping the clock before the contract expires tonight giving both sides two weeks to negotiate. >> owners can lock them out and try to squeeze them that way. well, the other option on the table is extending that deadline. and i think it is the most logical thing when you think about what is at risk here. >> reporter: as the future of football hangs in the balance the entire nation is transfixed including the commander in chief who talke
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Mar 2, 2011 6:00am EST
government and most important government in the world. >> the american people want us to get our fiscal house in order and this is a step in the right direction. >> reporter: in the end, the two week extension was voted and agreed upon. the senate is expected to pass it today. mike? >> surae, now the federal workers in our area don't want to be without a paycheck, but there's a new poll showing most americans don't think a shutdown is actually that bad of an idea. >> reporter: yes, mike, these numbers could be surprising and give some insight into what americans are thinking about the federal budget. take a look at this. this is from the rasmussen poll and it finds 58% of likely u.s. voters would rather have a partial shutdown than have government spending stay at last year's levels while 33% would want congress to avoid a shutdown by keeping spending the same. but under 50% of those polled believe a shutdown would be bad for the economy and just 25% think it would be good economically. a mixed bag here depending on if you are touched directly by a government shutdown if that were to oc
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Mar 2, 2011 1:35am EST
lasting memorial when she learned drivers of emergency vehicles are not required to use lights and sirens when running a light or a stop sign. >> my goal was to help other people and help other families so they did not have to go through what our family had to endure as a result of a preventable accident. >> reporter: the virginia legislature has jut passed ashley's law. at red lights. >> police are now required to use and activate their lights and sirens, yield to other cars. if they decide not to use their siren, such as in a hostage situation, they must come to a complete stop. >> reporter: no more of this. >> as a mother, i wanted to do what i could to honor my daughter's life and help others. i feel ashley would certainly be very proud that we perseveered. >> reporter: ashley's law, a mother's love. the officer is no longer with the fairfax police. he has increased training for emergency operations. ashley's law is now on the governor's desk. derek. >> thanks, gary. >>> new at 11:00, a firefighter is recovering after falling nearly 15 feet from a ladder. it all happened as cre
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Mar 1, 2011 7:00pm EST
what i'm saying? what would metro do without us? i feel like they need to step their game up. >> people want money for nothing, but they can't have everything for free. it's got to be paid for somehow. >> we did a lot of stupid things. >> at a board meeting last month, metro admitted the escalators break down after average 6 to 8 days. and getting harder and harder to come by. >> a maryland house committee planned to vote today on a bill that would legalize gay marriage in the state, but now that vote is delayed after two delegates didn't show up. that left the committee two shots short from what they needed to send the bill to the house floor. she skipped the vote to gain support for her own legislation, but prince georges county delegate, tiffany alston hasn't said why she wasn't there. >>> a good samaritan is recovering now after a brutal beating on the metro. 41-year-old robert was at the suitland metro station friday when she saw a pack of teenagers attacking a young man. when robert stepped outside the station to call 911, those teenagers turned on him. beating and kick
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Mar 25, 2011 5:00pm EDT
laurel family. a 3-month-old baby is dead after her mother's car runs over her. police tell us the 28-year-old mother was unloading her daughter and her 3-year-old son from the car when it drifted backwards. it happened around 9:00 a.m. outside the children's grandmother's house on the 8300 block. that toddler was rushed to children's hospital and that's where we find delia gonclaves live now with the latest. we want to know how is that little boy? >> that is the good news in this very sad story that the little boy is going to be okay. he is in stable condition here at children's hospital but his little sister sadly 3 months old didn't make it. >> she was screaming call 91. >> reporter: pam harrison heard the terrifying screams of a desperate mother this morning and rushed to her neighbor's house across the street to help. >> i just looked at the baby and i was like, okay, this is not good. i'm trying to calm her down and i'm trying to get the baby -- trying to do c.p.r., trying to do what i could for the baby. didn't look good for the baby. the whole entire time she is screaming s
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Mar 29, 2011 5:00pm EDT
decided to share it with us. this is new, we haven't heard this before. >> bruce, thank you so much. >> new details this evening into a case of alleged child abuse where three young girls were trapped in a bedroom full of feces and urine. we discovered the children's mother served one year probation, including drug counseling and parenting classes after she was charged with neglecting twin boys who are no longer in her care. delia is live in that bristow neighborhood and delia, we are also hearing that police discovered drugs in the house? >> a lot of new information today. we spent the whole day in court pouring through the case files locked away with these documents and disturbing new details, including the drugs that police found inside this home. we also learned that the neighbor who rescued these three girls spent a good amount of time inside the home. she tried waking up the parents several times. even gave the girls baths before she called police. >> it doesn't surprise me. >> neighbors who have known christina moore were horrified, but not completely shocked that she and her
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Mar 27, 2011 11:00pm EDT
victim four years ago wasn't raped with a soda bottle? what if the object used was an ultrasound wand? oh, my god. and if he used that same object on our victim this morning, that would explain the foreign female dna from the rape kit. it was a transfer from the victim four years ago. that sinks cheryl. no, not necessarily, because hospitals stopped using ultrasound gel that had dye in it because so many patients were allergic to it. let's see. what are you doing? (frustrated grunt) i'm trying to find somebody who still uses this-- thank you-- who still uses this stuff, because if we can link cheryl to an actual supply company, then we've got her. there we go, right here. calomar medical supplies. as in greg calomar? as in our reward-happy eyewitness. put greg calomar in the search engine, let's see what we get. he was in ob-gyn. and he lost his medical license because of a malpractice suit, and now he's a medical supplier. i think he's a lot more than that. let's go. immense power. scorching speed. the first phone strong enough to run on the fastest, most advanced 4g network in
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Mar 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
did and why this matters to us. >> what we've done, said the president, is form an international coalition to stop an impending massacre after gadhafi ignored several warnings and nine days ago had his troops bearing down. >> if we waited one more day, a city nearly the size of charlotte could suffer a massacre that would have reverberated across the region and stained the conscious of the world. it was not in our national interest to let that happen. i refused to let that happen. >> hence, the no fly zone and the continuing attacks on gadhafi's forces from the air. no ground troops emphasized the president and nato takes over in two days. but if gadhafi is the problem, why not try to take him out? >> if we tried to overthrow him by force, we would likely have to put u.s. troops on the ground or risk killing many sillvillians. >> he never commented -- civilians. >> he never commented how long this could cost. remembering, the democracies in egypt are right next door. >> the democratic impulses that are dawning across the region will be eclipsed by the darkest form of dictatorship
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Mar 22, 2011 1:35am EDT
attacking him. >> right now there is a new predator lurking in neighborhoods all around us. coyotes are here. and the numbers are on the rise. >>> plus topper is tracking your morning commute and a big drop in temperatures. >>> also one quiet suburb, two suspicious deaths. we're on the scene as the manhunt is on. >>> this is 9news now. >> tonight police in the normally quiet suburb of alleghany, maryland, are investigating an unusual drive by murder. >> and residents are particularly worried because of the suspicious death of an elderly man right nearby on friday. gary nurenberg is at tonight murder scene. he brings us up to death. >> reporter: police are suspicious of a man's death on friday. they say there is evidence of foul play. but there is no such uncertainty about what happened on north high street this afternoon. it was just before 4:16 p.m. when neighbors heard. >> three consecutive shots and then another shot. boom boom boom boom. >> reporter: a 41-year-old was apparently sht several times walking home from work. evidence technicians combed the road where he fell, downloaded
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Mar 8, 2011 7:00pm EST
your rear-view mirror? you better take them down or it will cost you. it didn't take us long to spot violators. drivers with an obstructed view. and other memorabilia hanging from their rear-view mirror. > what is it obstructing? >> it may not break the bank, but area police are allowed to pull you over if they want to crack down on this little known law. how about this? of course it should be hung on your rear-view mirror when parked only. driving with it on, a no-no. the law reads the same in neighboring states. the 24-year-old virginia low states a sign, poster, or tinted film on your car is a misdemeanor. i'm lindsey in roslynn. virginia's governor is calling for a war against potholes. potholes with worse this year than ever because of budget cuts. >> some of the larger potholes, they could be 6, maybe 6 inches deep. >> it only takes about a minute or two to patch up a pothole with this machine. >> called a pothole killer. >> there's a ton of them. >> we have more potholes than we do people. >> v-dot is trying to take care of every pothole now. march is when the season changes,
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Mar 5, 2011 7:30pm EST
. they pumped the jobs out. they kept the factories alive and brought us back. >> what do you think of this, even if the economy added 192,000 jobs every month, as we're getting to report this month, it would take three years to recover the 7.5 million jobs lost since december 2007. nor would we create enough jobs for new entrances to the workforce. we needs in excess of 200,000 jobs monthly for strong recover. >> the key is this is a very good job report. and they've revised the figures upward by 50 some thousand. but the point, 200,000 private sector jobs is terrific. this country is growing very rapidly, people are entering the labor force, you not only need the same number of jobs you had a few years ago you need even more to get to 5% unemployment. >> now in jobs are going to begin to spend, correct? >> yes. >> and that spend something really going to be -- >> to monica's point, people aren't buying on their houses now, they can't do it anymore. they used to go out and spend -- spend more than they earned. >> that money it gone. >> it's gone. >> but if you want to create -- >> hol
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Mar 7, 2011 5:00am EST
. for us though, skies have cleared. we're in the low 30s here. look at the 20s, even teens in cleveland. and a quick look at some local temps before we go. watch out. there will be some slick spots. temperatures at or below freezing. mid to upper 30s down south. it is 5:00 a.m. here's angie goff. >> we're back with this yellow light. we do have moderate conditions to tell you about. we're tracking early morning problems especially out in the cooksville area. we're taking a look at 70 headed westbound. this is near 97 due to an accident. we know the crews are out there right now trying to salt the road to make it passable. meanwhile, we want to check on the big picture and bring the shot out and focus on the beltway in maryland. it appears everyone is doing ok on the outer loop. it is on the inner loop though at georgia avenue approaching that exit that we have a disabled vehicle and it is taking away the right lane. let's take it back over to the maps. this time zoom on out and move the focus over to interstate 270. we're tracking the southbound trip. notice a lot of green cars here. ri
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Mar 8, 2011 5:00am EST
know this! kristin fisher joins us live from the most congested road in our region. drumroll, please... it is i-95 at northern virginia from quantico to the springfield interchange. kristin, anyone who drives that stretch understands exactly what we're talking about any time of day. >> absolutely. you know it, surae. this stretch of i-95 from quantico to springfield is actually 24 miles. it should take normally just 24 minutes to drive. but this new study found the average drive time during the evening rush was get this, 86 minutes. that's more than three times as long as it should take normally in no traffic. hands down, this is the most congested roadway in our region. but what do you say? let's take a live look at the second and third most congested road in our region. the outer loop on the capital beltway in montgomery county is clocking in at number two during the morning commute and what do you know? the same stretch of the beltway takes third place during the evening commute. no study on traffic in the d.c. area is complete without talking about i-66. that interstate did not m
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